Weathering Harvey, Houston Booksellers Offer a Helping Hand

One Houston area bookstore reported trouble from flooding, while most others will re-open today after days being closed in the wake of devastating Hurricane Harvey. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Publishers Offer Help to Hurricane Harvey Victims

Scholastic, Hachette, Simon & Schuster, Macmillan, and Penguin Random House are among the big New York houses who are offering their support—in the form of books and, in some cases, food and shelter—to those in flood-ravaged Southeast Texas. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Publishers Offer Economics of Publishing 101 for Booksellers

Publishers will be using profit-and-loss statements to educate booksellers about their financial realities at this year's regional trade shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers, help us make this a 'reading Christmas', say booksellers

Booksellers are relying on support and innovation from publishers to help drive sales this year, as the industry's retailers urge the public to shop locally.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 07:03:01 UTC ]
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S&S Offers New Program for Indie Booksellers

Beginning today, the S&S programs will include dating on open invoices, extra discount and dating for a reopening order between now and the end of August, and enhanced terms for orders during the fall bookselling season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.K. Booksellers Call for Government Help

With sales at some bookstores down by as much as 80% since the outbreak of the coronavirus, the U.K. Booksellers Association has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer outlining steps the government can take to support the industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Coastal Regional Bookstore Associations Offer Additional Help

Indie booksellers in New England and in California will be getting additional assistance from their regional bookstore associations, including management counselling, tech support, and promotional opportunities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Help unemployed booksellers, shop here: The Bookstore at the End of the World

We’ve already brought your attention to the ways you can help bookstores (and bookstore workers) during the coronavirus pandemic, and here’s another one: a collective of recently laid-off booksellers has started an online storefront at Bookshop.org (in case you missed it, Bookshop is the new... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-25 15:14:23 UTC ]
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How Libraries Help People In Cold Weather

When libraries help people in cold weather, they become a critical service for teens, the elderly, and unsheltered people. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Here’s a way to help a bookseller in need.

We talk a lot on these parts about supporting indie bookstores, but this story from The Washington Post adds an extra layer of of urgency: Patrick Darby, who worked as a bookseller at big chain stores for many years before starting his own shop, Novel Books, is in dire straits. Darby opened... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-04 20:41:36 UTC ]
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Booksellers Offer Promos for Holiday Shopping Kickoff

Store owners from BXsellers, PW's bookstore Facebook group, are prepping special promotions for Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, focusing on loyalty discounts and gift card bonuses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Teicher hails next generation of booksellers to weather challenges ahead at BA conference

Oren Teicher, head of the American Booksellers Association, has hailed the next generation of booksellers to take on Amazon and other challenges in the years ahead as he and his UK counterpart Tim Godfray prepare to retire. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-10 11:23:53 UTC ]
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BookExpo, ABA Offer BEX Travel Grants to Indie Booksellers

BookExpo and the American Booksellers Association have partnered on a program offering indie booksellers financial support to attend the annual book industry trade show. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Charity offers free Bookseller Children’s Conference tickets

The Book Trade Charity has announced it is sponsoring three places to The Bookseller’s Children’s Conference later this month to people who want to break into the industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Year After Hurricane, Houston Booksellers Prove Resilient

A year after Hurricane Harvey struck Houston and the nearby gulf coast, the area's indie booksellers are still dealing with its impact. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Banksy offers to help save Bristol's libraries

Graffiti artist Banksy has offered to help support Bristol's threatened library service. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Patterson Offers 'Happy Holidays' for 320 Indie Booksellers

For the third year in a row, the bestselling author is giving holiday bonuses to indie booksellers. This year he sent checks ranging from $750 to $1,250 to booksellers and bookstore owners around the country. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Post-Harvey, Texas Booksellers Face Different Realities and Challenges

While Lori's Book Nook in Rockport, Tex., was destroyed by the storm, many booksellers in the region faced minimal damage. For the booksellers that have reopened, the biggest concern is a lack of customers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S pledges help for libraries and retailers struck by Hurricane Harvey

Simon & Schuster US has pledged to help libraries and retailers hit by the flooding from 'catastrophic' Hurricane Harvey. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors and publishers urge US to help missing booksellers

Author and publishing organisations worldwide have banded together to urge the United States' government to investigate the disappearances of five missing Hong Kong (HK) publishers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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